Datawind—makers of Aakash Tablet PC, and a leading provider of wireless web access products and services, have said that they have entered into a strategic partnership with Happiest Minds Technologies, a next generation IT services and solutions company to develop cloud-based applications and solutions on Datawind’s low cost tablet platform—UbiSlate. Through this partnership both the companies will also look to create affordable mobility solutions for education and healthcare sectors.
Commenting on this partnership Suneet Singh Tuli, CEO, Datawind said, “Datawind has been focused on democratizing access to internet and computing with our versatile and robust, yet low cost tablet platform. The UbiSlate platform now evolves to the next level with our partnership with Happiest Minds. Happiest Minds is known for their expertise in disruptive technologies like cloud, mobility, analytics as well as embedded solutions. Through this partnership, we will be able to create a complete mobility experience by offering access to cost effective cloud applications and solutions to our customers.”
Expressing his thoughts Joseph Ananthraju, CEO, Product Engineering Services, Happiest Minds said, “We are excited about our partnership with Datawind. With our IP led approach, domain knowledge of education and healthcare sectors and singular focus on disruptive technologies, we look forward to creating world class applications for Datawind customers. As cloud and mobile technologies advance rapidly centered around the devices, we will engage with our customers through innovative business models to leverage new opportunities.”
With a focus on disruptive technologies, Happiest Mind’s Product Engineering Services (PES) group builds software and hardware products and solutions covering major domains like E-Commerce, education, healthcare, data center infrastructure, consumer electronics, automotive and next generation Internet of Things.
The Datawind App Store is the first major joint initiative undertaken through the strategic partnership. The App Store, being developed by Happiest Minds, is designed to create a connected customer experience for the first time Android users. The App Store will be available on all Datawind devices.